West African Popular Theatre
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.
Paperback. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xix, 285pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. Previous owner's name in ink to half-title page. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.
ABOUT THIS BOOK:
African popular culture is an arena where the tensions and transformations of colonial and post-colonial society are played out, offering us a glimpse of the view from below in Africa. This book offers a comparative overview of the history, social context, and style of three major West African popular theatre genres: the concert party of Ghana, the concert party of Togo, and the traveling popular theatre of western Nigeria.(Publisher). Very good. Item #10040